Interesting Article on IP Law in Gaming

Check out another cool IP Law News read, the first of a trilogy of articles from the blog of an IP attorney who also loves to play Dungeons and Dragons.

This writer posted gaming resources online for other DnD players then received an email from game publisher Wizards of the Coast demanding he remove them  — and, being more savvy about copyright law than most gamers they’ve tried this on in the past, he’s decided to call their bluff.

In service of the gaming community and industry, which he feels are harmed by the extent to which such tactics usually work, the writer explains several points of copyright law accessibly and engagingly as they apply to game content, including what is and isn’t copyrightable and why it works that way, and why he contends that WotC’s actions constitute copyright misuse.

Read the full article here!